VALUE ON DISPLAY. EVERY DAY.

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The Voice of Canada’s
Construction Workers.

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are the national voice of over half a million Canadian construction workers—members of 14 international unions who work in more than 60 different trades and occupations, and generate six percent of this country’s GDP.

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Skilled Labour Mobility
Skilled Labour Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a skilled trades workforce mobility tax deduction — a personal tax…

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Energy Development
Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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How are we
Building Canada?

Construction is Canada’s largest private-sector industry. Its direct impact on the economy is immense:

600,000+

workers

197+

Training Centres

6%

of the GDP

Interested in a
Skilled Trades Career?

Through an online assessment and matching portal, prospective candidates will be able to explore all of the unique opportunities and career paths that exist in the unionized construction trades; assess their skills and suitability for a particular trade as a career; get matched with a local building trades union; and identify any gaps or supports they may need to get started.

Building Connections